Definition To ask

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Definition

to ask: to inquire, to question, to request
verb
I need to ask you a very important question: do I look fat in these jeans?
I asked you to come in early today so that you could see the new coffee machine!

to ask for (a raise): to request, to inquire about (a raise)
verb

Examples

  • "- I just wanted to ask you which way I ought to go."
  • "Ask about Sheik Jafar's outlook for fall quarter"
  • "Ask her about last week's trip to Rome for a perfume congress"
  • "Ask how business is going"
  • "Bruno : Don't ask me about my briefcase, Brian."
  • "We have to ask somebody for help!"
  • "Bruno : Don't ask me about my briefcase!"
  • "Horatio : I don't want to ask."
  • "just this once, I'm going to let you ask me about my briefcase."
  • "Ask Cheryl how her vacation in Myanmar went"

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